Accession Number : AD0741190
Title : Instability of an Elastic Material.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : LEHIGH UNIV BETHLEHEM PA CENTER FOR THE APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICS
Personal Author(s) : Sawyers,K. N. ; Rivlin,R. S.
Report Date : MAR 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 22
Abstract : Conditions are derived which are necessary for stability of incompressible elastic materials. These are obtained by considering the speeds of small-amplitude plane waves superposed on a finitely deformed state of the material. (Author)
Descriptors : (*ELASTIC PROPERTIES, *MATERIALS), STABILITY, DEFORMATION, PROPAGATION, MECHANICAL WAVES, EQUATIONS OF MOTION
Subject Categories : Mechanics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE